CNBC Global CFO Council


  • More Kraft-Heinz mega mergers on the way? Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 7:07 AM ET
    Packages of Kraft Singles American cheese product sit on the shelf of a market in San Francisco.

    The consumer packaged goods industry is ripe for more mega-mergers like this week's H.J. Heinz and Kraft Foods deal, according to the chief financial officer of a leading food manufacturer.

  • US housing starts will be slow and steady: CFO Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 7:13 AM ET
    New home sales construction

    The U.S. house building market will recover to its former glory, according to the chief financial officer of the world's largest brick maker.

  • How one EM company bet on the falling euro Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 9:13 AM ET
    The U.S. dollar and Euro currencies

    The single currency’s slump may weigh on euro zone policymakers’ minds, but the head of finance at one major EM firm said some companies could use it to their benefit.

  • Why drones will only be ‘niche’ for Deutsche Post DHL Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 4:40 AM ET

    Despite all the hype around commercial use of drones, they are unlikely to be a big part of business for the world’s biggest courier firm.

  • The Russian firm that's edging away from Russia Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 6:03 AM ET

    A Moscow-founded firm that provides software development and IT outsourcing told CNBC it is working to minimize its exposure to its home market.

  • Drone deliveries will be a 'niche business'   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 3:30 AM ET
    Drone deliveries will be a 'niche business'

    Lawrence Rosen, chief financial officer of Deutsche Post DHL, talks to CNBC about the reality of drone deliveries.

  • 2015 to be tough in Europe, good in US: Klöckner & Co CFO

    Marcus Ketter, chief financial officer of German metals trader Klöckner & Co, told CNBC that 2015 will be a tough year in Europe but the outlook is more positive elsewhere.

  • Our business model helps protect us: Luxoft   Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    Our business model helps protect us: Luxoft

    Roman Yakushkin, chief financial officer of IT solutions firm Luxoft, told CNBC why business was brisk despite geopolitical risks in Russia.

  • Wells Fargo CFO: Loan growth strong   Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 4:37 PM ET
    Wells Fargo CFO: Plenty of borrowing

    Wells Fargo CFO John Shrewsberry, discusses stress tests and his expectations for performance this year.

  • Dollar strength worries?   Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 10:57 AM ET
    Dollar strength worries?

    The CNBC Global CFO Council has weighed in with their thoughts on how the surging U.S. dollar is likely to affect their firms.

  • CFO: No safety problem at United Airlines   Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 3:36 PM ET
    CFO: No safety problem at United Airlines

    Discussing the current trend in the airline space, John Rainey, United Continental CFO, says 2014 was a good year for United and the industry. Rainey also weighs in on the recent memo to its pilots.

  • What's driving Chinese tourists to New Zealand   Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 8:50 PM ET
    What's driving Chinese tourists to New Zealand

    Simon Robertson, CFO of Auckland Airport, attributes the boom in Chinese tourists to the unique experience that New Zealand offers, instead of a "currency play."

  • Factors that will boost JAL's profitability   Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 7:38 PM ET
    Factors that will boost JAL's profitability

    Norikazu Saito, senior managing executive officer, Finance & Accounting, at Japan Airlines, expects profitability to improve due to cost-cutting measures and solid travel demand to Japan.

  • Where these confident CFOs are investing Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Chart up growth

    CFO confidence in the US economy spiked this quarter, according to the latest CNBC CFO Council survey.

  • US investors hungry for European stocks: CFO Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 4:55 AM ET

    High unemployment, falling prices and hefty debt levels haven't dissuaded U.S. investors from taking a bite out of equities in Europe.

  • Greece will stay in euro zone, say finance chiefs Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 4:40 AM ET
    A man adjusts a Greek flag ahead of the visit of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels February 4, 2015.

    A survey of chief financial officers by CNBC has revealed that the majority believe that Greece will remain in the monetary union.

  • How will Greece impact Asia?   Sunday, 22 Feb 2015 | 7:40 PM ET
    How will Greece impact Asia?

    Pakorn Peetathawatchai, CFO at the Stock Exchange of Thailand and Pahala Mansury, CFO of Bank Mandiri, discuss the impact that the Greek crisis has on Asia's financial markets.

  • PEP CFO: PepsiCo has momentum   Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 9:16 AM ET
    PEP CFO: PepsiCo has momentum

    Hugh Johnson, PepsiCo CFO, breaks down the company's earnings beat amid currency volatility.

  • UPS CFO: Faced challenges peak season   Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 10:07 AM ET
    UPS CFO: Faced challenges peak season

    Kurt Kuehn, UPS CFO, breaks down the shipper's performance during the holiday season. Kuehn also expresses a bullish sentiment on the U.S. economy.

  • Ford's growth plan hits Russia hiccup   Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 11:18 AM ET
    Ford's growth plan hits Russia hiccup

    Robert Shanks, executive vice president & CFO, Ford Motor Company, discusses Ford's plans and how much of an issue Russia is to the company's growth. The company lost $350 million there last year.

About CNBC Global CFO Council

  • The broad scope of challenges facing the world’s top financial executives is unlike any other period in modern business history. CNBC has assembled an elite group of chief financial officers representing public and private companies from various major sectors, to share their frontline insights and unique views on key issues and challenges facing today’s CFOs.

CNBC Global CFO Council